1. Lesson of the day

    If you use sys.settrace to set a tracing function, and that function prints to sys.stdout`, then don't ever trash ``sys.stdout, even briefly. You will raise an invisible exception and your trace function will be removed.

    (I don't know precisely what is supposed to happen when a trace …

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  2. Yes, Software Is Hard

    I haven't seen Kyle Wilson's article, Software is Hard, making the rounds yet... worth reading!


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    Posted by Noah Gift on 2007-10-03 at 08:15.

    Great article, at least it is a comfort that some people admit it is
    hard and that "software is hard" is becoming more …
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